One of the best things about being a blogger is freedom. That comes with a price though, you need to have discipline.
There are things you need to do every day if you want to be a successful blogger, here are the 8 things every blogger must do every day in order to succeed.
8 things every blogger must do every day
1) Blog Everyday
This is big, my recommendation is it if you want to have a successful blog you need to blog every day, especially if it is your first blog.
I know there are some gurus out there that tell you that you should not, the main reason that I recommend blogging every single day is that when your just starting out, you do not know your voice yet, and your writing will not be the best, so blogging every day will help you to practice and improve, remember doing is the only way to learn something.
2) Take Care of Yourself
When you start blogging, most of the time you will be sitting with your computer, and that can be bad for your health, my recommendation with this is that you need to start eating healthily, doing some physical exercises, and sleeping well.
For me what I do is I walk 10,000 steps 4-5 days per week, reducing the amount of sugar I take and I sleep 7 to 8 hours per day.
By doing this I improved my general health and my productivity has increased a lot, find out what fits your personality and go for it.
3) Promote Your Blog
You need to promote your blog, especially if it is not getting enough traffic from Google, the issue here is that posting an article to your blog and ranking it and start getting free traffic it may take between 3 weeks and 3 months.
You need to create a couple of social media accounts where you can share your blog and bring some visitors to your site.
4) Improve Your Offer
There are many ways to make money from your blog, it does not matter if you are selling your own product and services or you are promoting affiliate offers, always there is a way to improve your offer, you can make your product better, you can add bonuses to affiliate offers, etc.
You need to find out which type of content is bringing more traffic to your site and promote offers that match those inquiries.
5) Get Paid
If the main reason for creating your blog was to make money then you need to make sure that every day you get paid.
It is very difficult to accomplish this when you’re just starting but after a few months, your blog will start generating income.
6) Live a Life
Blogging can be very addictive, especially when you start making some money and most people start to neglect the main reason why they started a blog in the first place, their freedom.
You need to find time to do things you love, enjoy life, go out with your friends or spouse, play with your kids if you have, etc.
7) Engage with your audience
When your audience starts to grow, some of them will start leaving comments on your blog or social media, you need to find time to reply to those comments and answer any questions they might have for you. I know this can be very difficult as your blog gets bigger but you must find the time.
8) Read more than you write
You need to read more, that is the truth, find some bigger bloggers in your niche, I would say 10 to 20 follow them, and read everything they write.
This will help you to find out what topics are hot at the moment, you will get exposed to different writing styles and blog layouts, and if you leave comments and engage with their content, you will start building relationships with other bloggers and this can benefit you a lot.
Those are the 8 things every blogger must do every day in order to succeed, how many among those things are you doing right now? let me know in the comment section below.
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